"4 Views Of Cannes, Antibes, Poggio & San Remo Ceramic Plates Adélaide Anne Godfrey (1827-1915)"
Beautiful set of four earthenware plates painted by Adélaide Anne Godfrey * around 1879-1880, representing views of Cannes, the fortress of Sainte Marguerite in Cannes, Antibes and Poggio seen from San Rémo. Adelaide Anne Godfrey (1827-1915) is a British painter originally from Brook house in Ash in Kent, her travels with her father John Godfrey, great landowner with whom in the company of his sister, Christine Eliza Jull (1825-1904), she carried out the grand tour, which later inspired her to paint the views of southern Europe during the Victorian era when many aristocrats took advantage of the mild climate in Dinard, Cannes and Nice.
An album of 24 watercolors representing views of the French Riviera went to Christie's on April 22, 2010.
the set offered here is to be framed but is a fabulous testimony of the time when this French Riviera was still very natural and wild.
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